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  • Kudos to the Maytag Dairy Farms

    Brenda MalottNewtonI want to express my thanks and appreciation for the wonderful experience I had t ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 10:57 am
  • Critchfield is a leader with vision

    Chad C. AirhartWaukeeI am writing in support of Marshall Critchfield for Jasper County Recorder. Mar ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 10:57 am
  • Kelley is a friend of education

    Donna CookNewtonWe are fortunate to have the leadership and representation of Dan Kelley in the Iowa ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 10:54 am
  • Kelley tackles issues important to Iowans

    Athena ValdezMelbourneI have been working with Dan Kelley for nearly two years on a tornado siren bi ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 10:54 am
  • Kelley plays important leadership role

    Dan Prymek , WaukeeJason Copple, Sioux CityThe hydroelectric project at Lake Red Rock which recently ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 11:05 am
  • Payton is the right choice for Jasper County

    Craig TrotterNewtonI’m writing in response to Troy Church’s letter to the editor in the NDN on Frida ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 11:05 am
  • Send Kelley back to the Capitol

    I agree with several writers that Rep. Dan Kelley is a nice guy and cares about the people he represents. I would like the voters of District 29 to al ...
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 11:39 am
  • Boy Scouts grateful for support

    Boy Scout Troop 346Boy Scout troop 346 would like to thank the sponsors for this year’s tractor ride ...
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 11:39 am
  • Braley shows veteran support

    During the Republican primary, Joni Ernst is on record as supporting privatizing Social Security and Medicare. Now, she is telling you that she wants ...
    Oct. 3, 2014 - 10:43 am
  • Kelley has served Jasper County well

    I am writing in support of Dan Kelley whom I feel has done a worthy job as a state representative. I’ve known Rep. Kelley since we attended Newton Hig ...
    Oct. 3, 2014 - 10:42 am
  • Veteran celebrates 95th birthday

    Doug BishopBaxterSept. 26 marked a very special day. Baxter resident and World War II vet Lawrence H ...
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 11:46 am
  • Denise Allan integral to recorder's office

    Nancy ParrottNewtonHaving spent my working life in room 205 of the Courthouse, and after 42-plus yea ...
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 11:46 am
  • Impressed with 'Smoke on the Mountain'

    Nancy AnneeNewton“Smoke on the Mountain” was wonderful! What a cast! What voices! What music! All I ...
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 11:46 am
  • Jasper County reading rankings are lacking

    According to the National Council on Teacher Training, “Evaluations of teacher effectiveness grounded in student outcomes provide states with opportun ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 11:04 am
  • Impressed with Homecoming photo

    The picture by Ty Rushing of the Homecoming King and Queen was one of the best, if not best one, I have ever seen. They were smiling at each other as ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 10:59 am
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